Pediatric Nutrition & Health and Food Science
Gianpaolo De Filippo
1Service d’endocrinologie et diabétologie Pédiatrique, Hôpitaux universitaires Paris sud – Hôpital de Bicêtre (france
Although diet plays a pivotal role in the overall management of type 1 diabetes, it is often classed as the most difficult aspect of the treatment. Flexible dietary instructions based on food quality, with an emphasis on low glycemic-index food and prevention of overweight have demonstrable benefits for children with diabetes.